Lost in the Funhouse
By John Barth
Original Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.
Current Publisher: Anchor
Fiction Finalists That Year:
- John Barth for Lost in the Funhouse
- Frederick Exley for A Fan's Notes
- Joyce Carol Oates for Expensive People
- Thomas Rogers for The Pursuit of Happiness
Fiction Winner That Year: Jerzy Kosinki for Steps
Fiction Judges That Year: Irving Howe, Jerre Mangione, Wright Morris
The Year in Literature:
- House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Samuel Beckett won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: Barth won the National Book Award for Fiction in 1973 for Chimera.